Shake Up Your Workout With These Post-Workout Smoothies

Chloe Pedley Nov 22, 2016 0 comments 0

Summer is nearly upon us and I have to admit, I love smoothies. I’ve had health conscious friends tell me they’re all the carbs and none of the fibre, and this is probably true – but frankly all things in moderation and I LOVE smoothies! Smoothies are an awesome way to cool off after a workout. If you’ve been hitting…

Working Out Around Children: 5 Kid Friendly Workout Tips

Chloe Pedley Nov 21, 2016 0 comments 0

Got kids? Gotta workout? Woo Hoo!! Let’s DO this! Admittedly getting to a gym with children is either A) expensive or B) impossible – but that doesn’t mean you can’t get your sweat on. Try these tips to have a fun, family friendly workout! 1 – Go for a family walk! This is one of my favourites. We all get…

Post Baby Body Positivity

Chloe Pedley Sep 14, 2016 0 comments 0

My babies and pregnancy changed my body forever. Physically, spiritually, and oh did I mention physically? I gained nearly 35kg in my first pregnancy. I felt enormous, I was enormous, and that was perfectly OK because it was a delightful, healthy pregnancy that produced a delightful healthy baby. But once that baby was birthed, and in my arms I was…

5 Body Positive Pages To Follow in 2016

Chloe Pedley Sep 11, 2016 0 comments 0

Do you need some inspiration to fall radically in love with yourself this year? Or do you need some myth busting bad ass science to smash through the woo? These pages utterly ROCK and in this sparkly corner of the web we are happy to tell you why! The Militant Baker Jes Baker the brains behind the Militant Baker is one…

The Benefits of Weight Training for Women (no you won’t bulk up)

Chloe Pedley Sep 9, 2016 0 comments 0

There are so many benefits of weight lifting for women! Weight training was once the domain of sweaty, bulky, occasionally glistening, ahem pardon me, I got a bit distracted!It was once the domain of men, and the weight room at the gym still reeks of testosterone and man sweat, but it’s changing, as women realise how awesome working with weights is…

EMBRACE: A Body Positive Review

Chloe Pedley Sep 7, 2016 1 comments 0

I went to see Embrace, the documentary by Taryn Brumfitt, and I liked it! Before I delve into the details I like I ought to disclose, I was fully expecting a disappointing experience, and Embrace didn’t deliver. I’m really wary of “One woman’s crusade” type stories, that delve into a small facet of body positivity… I know I know, any…

Podcast Episode 7: Your Beauty is not My Beauty and that’s okay

Chloe Pedley Sep 5, 2016 0 comments 0

I am super passionate about spreading the body positive message, but I’d like to point out a trend I’ve noticed and have even been guilty of myself. Taking other people down, to feel your own beauty. And I have been guilty of it. I’ve been guilty of assuming that the overweight woman doesn’t exercise, or that the skinny woman doesn’t…

Trail Events to Check Out This Summer

Chloe Pedley Jan 13, 2016 0 comments 0

There’s something special about trail running. Perhaps it’s the fresh air, perhaps it’s turning off the headphones and being in tune with your surroundings, or perhaps it’s the sense of adventure as you leap over branches, try not to slip in mud, and race down tricky, technical hills… Whatever it is, trail running is fun, and here are a few…

Body Love Project: Week 1 Wrap Up

Chloe Pedley Sep 6, 2015 0 comments 0

Well this has been an interesting week for me! This week I have exercised intuitively, eaten intuitively, spent conscious time tuning into my body and trying to love on it, respect it, and generally look after it a LOT more! Hey body, you’re awesome! Exercise Exercise this week has involved: 2 trips to the gym (As opposed to my…

Paleo Pete: Modern Day Hero or Snake Oil Charlatan

Chloe Pedley Sep 3, 2015 0 comments 0

The tanned, trim, and incredibly sparkly toothed Pete Evans is copping a lot of criticism for his Paleo Diet, and we are going to examine if his media baptism of fire is warranted, or if we should all be bowing down to Mr Evans and hailing his as the new cure for cancer. Wait what? Did I just say cure…